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    a manager is facing with different ethnicities of employees, be it domestically or oversea. The U.S. culture has always been emphasizing individualism in which each individual is recognized for his achievement and/or contribution in the workplace. This is called social loafing. Conversely, other countries in Europe and Asia might not adapt the individualism as well as the United States. These countries are more for group-based activities, or known as collectivism (Robbins & Judge, 2009). For a…

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    for example, in the end of the Buendías line at the close of the novel. The novel, thus, advocates change, a modernization and democratization of the world. The depictions of massacre in the two novels, overall, differ in their perspectives on individualism and history. Snow grants recognition and agency to the individual (though he also represents the collective and the historical as powerful), whereas One Hundred Years of Solitude asserts that the individual is lost in the historical, which…

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    Apple’s not so Cold War Now and then comes an exceptional commercial that you will never forget, not only because of the production but its strategies. Since they can define your view on a brand for years to come. That sensation is the one I had when I watched “1984” ad from Apple. Before the “.com” boom of the 1990s, the front line for tech companies was personal computers. Indeed, the biggest player at the time was “big blue”, IBM. However, competitors are coming along the way such as Apple.…

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    goal and create good citizens that would help out society. But what if a student’s personal goad conflicts with being a good citizens? Public schools across the country are dealing with a difficult decision on whether to support conformity or individualism within the school. There are many issues that are related to the tension in schools between individuality and conformity, but the one issue that is the most significant is the structure of the school day. If there is any school across the…

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    the flares, the transgressors’ eyes wandered the crowd and ceases on the young Equality, signaling him out for consideration. He acknowledges Equality’s attitude, the eagerness and the fearless gaze.The transgressor recognizes the same spirit of individualism and sets him aside as the subsequent brave soul who has the ability to re-discover the unspeakable word and to bring it back into human language. Equality tries to comprehend that the Saint of the pyre was trying to heed him, seeking to…

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    Part Time Indian

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    Since he transferred to the least expected environment for his demographic, the struggle between community and individualism magnified. His life then dabbles the adaptation to this new school and the overwhelming social aspects, while he's labelled an outsider by his native tribe back "home." From being ridiculed about his two different names on page 60, to punching…

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    Regardless if a community is a sports team, a religious group, or American society, communities give their members some set of perks. These are opportunities the members would not ordinarily receive on their own. Although some opportunities are for the benefit of their members, some opportunities extend outside their population into other communities. Not only are there potential opportunities to gain knowledge and experience when two or more communities begin to intertwine, there is also a risk…

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    towards members not in their pre-established community in an effort to protect themselves from potential dangers. However, T-Dog demonstrates a communitarian approach by wanting to allow new people to join their community. According to Murray individualism is when individuals are self-reliant and put their needs in front…

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    products they buy; rather, an individual’s identity is derived from the commodities they purchase, and their associated sign values (Goldman, 1992, p. 18). Therefore, the statement in the Starbucks advertisement reinforces ideological notions of individualism by encouraging viewers to engage in the consumption of Starbucks coffee as a commodity-sign in order to delineate their identity in…

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    trouble. Granted, neighbors who did not call nor lacked the help to save the woman “seek almost automatically to disengage himself from the life of the street; he is on it only from necessity, rarely for pleasure” (175). By living in a society of individualism allows for only people taking care of themselves and not engage in other people’s business—encouraging inaction in emergencies. Therefore, when they hear a man or woman in need of help, their outlook towards this issue is irrelevant to…

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